Zoo Memberships

NEW Zoo Membership Benefits

  • FREE Regular Admission to the Zoo for 12 months, select special events excluded*
  • Discounted and/or free admission to over 160 other Zoos & Aquariums – Please click here for more information: Reciprocal Zoo & Aquarium List and Rules
  • 20% discount at the NEW Zoo Paws & Claws Gift Shop
  • $1 off per ticket on the Neil Anderson Canopy Tour – Show your membership card or log into your account to purchase
  • Mobile Membership card through eMemberships smartphone app (membership cards are no longer printed but they are available upon request or if membership is marked as a gift**)
  • Discounts on education programs including birthday parties, summer Zoo Camps and more
  • One free event ticket to Zoo Boo*
  • One free event ticket to EggStravanganZoo*
  • Discounted rate at the Adventure Park for the Complete Adventure
  • Subscription to our email list to stay up-to-date with news and events

* Zoo Membership is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket for entry (including Feast with a Beast, Brew at the Zoo, EggStravaganZoo, Zoo Boo, etc.) If an event is ‘free’ with regular zoo admission, your zoo membership will be valid for entry.  One free event ticket to Zoo Boo and EggStravaganZoo per membership are available the day of the event at the membership booth outside the visitors center.   **Gift memberships will be sent a membership packet and membership card to the selected recipient: Gift giver or Gift recipient.

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NEW Zoo Membership Levels

  • One Plus One Zoo Membership $60
    • Admits one named member
    • PLUS one guest (adult or child) at each visit
  • Family Plus Zoo Membership $80
    • Admits two named adult members from the same household
    • PLUS up to 8 dependent children living in member’s household or grandchildren, under age 18**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
      • **Guests and children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members for free entry, children must live in the same household as the named members, grandchildren do not need to live in the same household as the grandparents, number of children/grandchildren must be listed on membership
  • Family Plus Advocate $175
    • Admits two named adult members from the same household
    • PLUS up to 8 dependent living in member’s household or grandchildren, under age 18**
    • PLUS up to two guests (adult or child) at each visit
    • PLUS a Zoo Education program for up to 6 people, to be scheduled with NEW Zoo Educator(s)
  • Link a Caregiver $20
    • One Named Caregiver (like a babysitter, grandparent or older siblings) can be linked to a membership.  Linked Caregiver can only visit the NEW Zoo when bringing the children of the primary member at no charge
      • Please Note:  If visiting without the children, admission fees will be required.  Additionally, a linked caregiver does not receive the benefit of bringing free guests.  Anyone attending the zoo with the Caregiver besides the children associated with the membership will be required to pay admission fees

**Guests and children MUST be accompanied by one of the named members to received free entry, children must live in the same household as the named members, grandchildren do not need to live in the same household as the grandparents, number of children/grandchildren must be listed on membership

 

NEW Zoo Membership Rules

  • Zoo Membership named member on card must be present and provide a picture ID matching membership card at the time of entry or admission fees will be required
  • Zoo Memberships are only issued to adults in the household, ages 18 and up
  • Guest(s) must be accompanied by named member(s) to receive free admission
  • Children/Grandchildren must be accompanied by named member(s) or named Caregiver (additional fee required) to receive free admission.  If not with named member(s) or caregiver, admission fees will be required for everyone
    • Members are not able to send their card with someone else to give their children free admission (this includes grandparents, family members, friends, etc.  The named member must be present)
  • **Children and grandchildren are defined as ages 0-17.  Age 18 and up are considered adults and are not covered as children on memberships even if still in high school or live at home
  • **Children must live, or reside primarily, at the Primary Member’s household, grandchildren are not required to reside in the same household
  • Any visitors, adult children, or additional guests not covered by your membership will be required to pay admission
  • Zoo Membership is not valid for entry to special events requiring an event ticket (including Zoo Boo, EggstravaganZoo, Feast with a Beast, Brew at the Zoo and more)
  • Zoo Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable, and revocable
  • Replacement Card fee: $5
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Please note: Memberships and gift membership are active when purchased.  You or the gift recipient may visit the Zoo ANY TIME after making your online Membership purchase.  Our online membership system updates your status immediately and you can download your membership cards almost instantaneously through the eMembership Card App.  Click here for mobile membership card instructions or see image below.  Membership cards are no longer printed, unless requested or membership is given as a gift when they are always printed.  If a printed Zoo Membership Card is required, please reply to your membership order confirmation with a request for printed card.


Memberships make great gifts!  It’s easy, just follow the steps below

    1. Click on ‘Purchase Gift Membership Now”
    2. Click the small check box ‘This membership is a gift’ when ordering (required to receive a gift membership packet). This box is on the page where you fill in the Primary Member information, just below the registration information
    3. Select who to send a renewal letter to ~ ‘Gift Recipient’ or ‘Myself’
    4. Select where to deliver the gift to ~ ‘Gift Recipient’ or ‘Mail to myself’
      • Orders marked as Gifts always receive a membership packet in the mail, mailed to whomever was selected for the ‘Deliver membership to’ box
      • Memberships are active the day they are purchased
    5. Fill in who the gift is from and the message you want included in the membership letter
    6. Enter your gift recipient’s information in the Primary Adult Member boxes
    7. Remember to select the number of children and also list the second adult’s name (when applicable) for Family Plus/Family Plus Advocate memberships
    8. Once added to the cart, the site will then ask for you, the giver’s, information for completing the order
    9. You will receive two emails; a generic confirmation of the order and a notification when the membership is mailed.
      • The gift recipient does not receive emails regarding the order unless you did not check the ‘This membership is a gift’ box

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Zoo Memberships can also be purchased at:

  • At the NEW Zoo, in person, at the Visitor Center main entrance building. Just let a staff person know you would like to become a member!
  • Or you can purchase by using our mail-in Membership form.  Simply complete the form and follow the instructions to submit.
  • Giving a NEW Zoo Membership as a gift, please use our Gift Giver Form for your mail-in order.

Questions about Memberships:

  • Email us here
  • Call the Visitors Center at 920-434-7841 for immediate response or Memberships directly at 920-662-2402.  We will get back to you as soon as we are able.

 

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